Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and lived much of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. Smith's primary instrument was the guitar, though he also played piano, clarinet, bass guitar, drums, and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style, characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery", and often used... Read More
|Birth name||Steven Paul Smith|
|Born||August 6, 1969
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
|Died||October 21, 2003 (aged 34)
Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Genres||Indie folk, indie pop, indie rock, lo-fi|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, piano, clarinet, bass, drums, harmonica|